Educational Service Unit #3
6949 South 110th Street ~ La Vista, NE 68128
Phone 402-597-4880 ~ Fax 402-597-4812
The Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV) is a principal source of federal funding for the improvement of secondary and postsecondary career and technical education programs across the nation. The purpose of the Act is to develop more fully the academic, career, and technical skills of secondary and postsecondary students who elect to enroll in career and technical education programs. The funding formula for secondary school districts includes the population of students ages 5-17 as well as the population of families below the poverty level. ESU #3 manages the Perkins Consortium for 10 area school districts. The Perkins Grant provides federal funds to support innovative practices, equipment, instructional materials, and professional development for career and technical education programs focusing on the Nebraska Career Clusters: Agriculture, Business, Communication, Health Sciences, Human Sciences, and Skilled/Technical Sciences. The grant also supports statewide efforts, including Partnerships for Innovation.
Perkins Financial Coordinator
Kearney High: Career Education for All
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